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Table category of a database table in ABAP Dictionary. On the database, a transparent table has precisely one identically named variant with the same columns as the definition in ABAP Dictionary. As well as using ABAP SQL, the data of transparent tables can also be edited using Native SQL and AMDP , plus, outside of AS ABAP by using the programming interface of the database . The latter is not recommended .